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'''North Carolina State University''' (also referred to as '''NCSU''' and '''NC State''') is a public university|public research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. It is part of the University of North Carolina system and is a land-grant university|land, sea grant colleges|sea, and space grant colleges|space grant institution. The university forms one of the corners of the Research Triangle together with Duke University in Durham, North Carolina|Durham and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The North Carolina General Assembly founded the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, now NC State, on March 7, 1887, as a land-grant university|land-grant college. Today, NC State has an enrollment of more than 34,000 students, making it the largest university in the Carolinas. NC State has...
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EstablishedMarch 7, 1887
MottoThink and Do
Former namesNorth Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (1887–1918)
North Carolina State College (1918–1962)
TypePublic university|Public
Land-grant university|Land-grant
Sea-grant university|Sea-grant
Space-grant university|Space-grant
Academic affiliations{{unbulleted list
Endowment$998.6 million (2016)As of June 30, 2016. {{cite web |url=http://www.nacubo.org/Documents/EndowmentFiles/2016-Endowment-Market-Values.pdf |title=U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2015 to FY 2016 |publisher=National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund Institute |year=2017}}
ChancellorRandy Woodson|William Randolph "Randy" Woodson
Faculty2,336 {{cite web |url=https://www.ncsu.edu/about/stats-and-strengths/|title=Stats and Strengths |publisher=NC State University |accessdate=November 22, 2016}}
Staff6,773
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